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Kasper Rorsted

Major Career Roles:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Adidas AG
  • Chief Executive Officer and Chair, Henkel AG & KGaA, Düsseldorf
  • Board member, Siemens AG
  • Board member, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S


Other Career Highlights:

  • Senior Vice President & General Manager, EMEA, at Hewlett Packard SA and Compaq Computer MG
  • Independent Director, Nestle SA
  • Independent Non-Executive Director, AB InBev SA
  • Chair, Accell Group BV
  • Senior Advisor, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP





Kasper Rorsted has over 20 years of international senior-leadership experience acquired from working as a Chief Executive of Adidas AG (2016 to 2022) and Henkel AG & KGaA (2008 to 2016), DAX and EURO STOXX 50 companies. He has a wealth of multi-industry knowledge of consumer goods, technology, industrial, chemical and business services industries.


Currently Kasper is a Board member at A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S and at Siemens AG, where he is a member of the Innovation Committee. He is also Chair at Accell Group BV, a Senior Adviser at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP and an Independent Non-Executive Director at Lenovo Group Ltd.


Previously, Kasper served on the Boards of Nestlé SA, AB InBev SA, Bertelsmann AG, Danfoss A/S and Ecoloab, and at Cable & Wireless UK where he was also Chair of the Audit Committee. He was also a member of the European Round Table.


Earlier in his career Kasper worked as Senior Vice President & General Manager EMEA at both Hewlett Packard SA and Compaq Computer MG.


Kasper was ranked by Institutional Investor as One of the best CEOs in the Luxury Goods sector in 2020.